For more information about COVID-19, visit these government sites:
COVID-19 and People with HIV: Resources
There are many resources about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from agencies across the federal government for people with HIV and the health care providers and service organizations who work with them. Below are some key resources you may find helpful. Information is regularly being updated as we learn more in this evolving situation.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19: What People with HIV Should Know—This web page answers frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the impact of COVID-19 on people with HIV.
Dear Colleagues Letter on COVID-19 and People with HIV, March 20, 2020—This CDC letter to public health professionals highlights the FAQs about HIV and COVID-19 and reviews some of CDC’s recommendations to help people with HIV protect themselves from COVID-19.
CDC.gov/coronavirus—This site provides the latest public health and safety information from CDC and for the overarching medical and health provider community on COVID-19.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Coronavirus: How to Help—This web page provides information about how to volunteer and where to send donations.
Coronavirus Rumor Control—The purpose of this FEMA page is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to COVID-19. All Americans, including those with HIV, should always go to trusted sources of information like coronavirus.gov or your state and local government’s official websites for information specific to your community.
Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions—These FAQs were developed to assist HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RHWAP) recipients, subrecipients, and stakeholders as they play an important role in delivering critical services and assisting local communities during an emergency.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update (April 2, 2020)—This news update provides COVID-19-related news and programmatic updates for RWHAP recipients and subrecipients.
HRSA.gov/coronavirus—This web page provides COVID-19 information specific to HRSA programs and grantees.
Indian Health Service (IHS)
IHS.gov/coronavirus—This web page provides Information specific to the federal response in Indian Country.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH.gov/coronavirus—This resource provides information on the latest overall research information about COVID-19 from NIH.
NIAID: HIV/AIDS—The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) provides information on the latest research related to the prevention and treatment of HIV. This page will be updated with information on HIV and COVID-19 as it becomes available.
Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV—This guidance, which was developed collectively by the HHS Antiretroviral and Opportunistic Infections Guidelines Working Groups of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, is intended for health care providers and persons living with HIV in the United States.
- National Library of Medicine/NIH: COVID-19—This National Library of Medicine site provides links to clinical studies, journal articles, text mining collections, and other information on COVID-19.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA.gov/coronavirus—This site provides guidance and resources on the prevention and treatment of those with mental health and substance use disorders as it relates to COVID-19.
SAMHSA: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak—This resource discusses what individuals may expect before, during, and after social distancing, quarantine, and isolation, and how to care for one's behavioral health during these experiences.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Using HOPWA Program Funds for Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response— This resource describes how Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) grantees and project sponsors may use HOPWA funds to prepare for and respond to infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
Other Federal Resources
Coronavirus.gov—This is the primary portal of information for the public regarding COVID-19. It provides the latest official information from the COVID-19 Task Force at the White House.
USA.gov/coronavirus—This site provides information on all U.S. government activities related to COVID-19.
HHS Newsroom: Secretary Azar Announces Historic Expansion of Telehealth Access to Combat COVID-19 —This news release discusses the unprecedented steps the Administration has taken to expand Americans' access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 outbreak.